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Bebop Spoken There

Gretchen Parlato: "There's always an essence of the original [tune] that should be protected. I try to find that first - it's the thing that draws me to the material" - (DownBeat, March 2021)

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The Things They Say!

Hudson Music: Lance's "Bebop Spoken Here" is one of the heaviest and most influential jazz blogs in the UK.

Rupert Burley (Dynamic Agency): "BSH just goes from strength to strength".

'606' Club: "A toast to Lance Liddle of the terrific jazz blog 'Bebop Spoken Here'"

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12,579 (and counting) posts since we started blogging 12 years ago. 298 of them this year alone and, so far, 19 this month (March 4).

Friday March 5

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARK GIBSON & LEE GIBSON

Friday, July 17, 2009

More 'Discs To Die For' - Angela's choice..

Horace Silver - Song for My Father - damn it, it's up already! Cannonball Adderley - Something Else - darn it, you've got it up. Dexter Gordon - Go - Damn, every time I choose one, it's there. Charlie Mingus - Blues and Roots - doh! Miles Davis - Kind of Blue - grrr argh So this is the alternate selection: Lee Morgan - Sidewinder - ha! not there, good! Eddie Jefferson - Letter from Home - love this man. It was a toss up between him and King Pleasure. Eddie won. Pat Metheny - Works - best ever from the man that turned my son into a guitarist in the womb! Lambert, Hendricks and Ross! - The Hottest New Group in Jazz - Yep, good scatting ; ) Carmen McCrae - Carmen Sings Monk - she was very old when she made this but it is a goody. Angela. Click here for latest complete list. For those who have still to submit their list the rules are: 5 discs, 1 per artist, no duplications (check with list first).

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